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なちゅん【鳴ちゅん】

 Ryukyu (Okinawa)

nachun [nat͡ɕuŋ̍]

Definition

Verb

  1. (Animals) To make a sound; to produce a sound or cry characteristic of an animal
    1. ひーじゃーなちゅんどー【ひーじゃーが鳴ちゅんどー】
      hiijaa-ga nachun doo
      "The goat is bleating"
    2. とぅいなちゅん【鳥ん鳴ちゅん
      tuin nachun
      "The birds are also singing"
    3. まやーなちゅん【まやーや鳴ちゅん
      mayaa-ya nachun
      "The cat is purring"

Etymology

Cognate to standard Japanese なく【鳴く】 naku "to make a sound (animal)".

意味:なく【鳴く】

+ amend/report

Verb Paradigm

Central Okinawan ku-type verb: nachunβeta

 

 

Imperfective

Perfective

Negative

Neg. Perfective

Plain

PRED

nachun

nachan

nakan

nakantan

ATT

nachuru

nacharu

Progressive

PRED

nachoon

nachootan

nacheewuran

nacheewurantan

ATT

nachooru

nachootaru

Causative

PRED

nakasun

nakachan

nakasan

nakasantan

ATT

nakasuru

nakacharu

Passive, Potential

PRED

nakariyun
nakariin

nakaritan
nakattan

nakariran
nakaran

nakarirantan
nakarantan

ATT

nakariyuru
nakariiru

nakaritaru
nakattaru

Intransitivizing resultative (For transitive verbs only)

PRED

nacheen

nacheetan

nacheeneen

nacheeneentan

ATT

nacheeru

nacheetaru

In preparation/in advance (-te oku)

PRED

nachoochun

nachoochan

nacheeukan

nacheeukantan

ATT

nachoochuru

nachoocharu

Desidirative (adjective paradigm)

PRED

nachi-busan

nachi-busatan

nachi-bushikoo neen

nachi-bushikoo neeran

nachi-bushikoo neentan

nachi-bushikoo neerantan

ATT

nachi-busaru

nachi-busataru

 

Affirmative

Negative

Volitional-Presumptive
(“let’s”)

naka

“seems”

nachuru-haji

nakan-haji

Imperative-Prohibitive

naki

nakuna

Conjunctive-Participle
(“te form”)

nachi

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